The Agency of Natural Resources announced today that Central Vermont Motorcycles, Inc., a powersports dealer and service center in Rutland, is now required to pay a fine of $23,062 for multiple violations of Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Regulations.
GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT, ATTORNEY GENERAL TJ DONOVAN, AND BENNINGTON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE LEADERS ANNOUNCE A SETTLEMENT WITH SAINT-GOBAIN
Company will fund water line extensions for portion of Bennington and North Bennington and complete expedited investigation in remaining area impacted by PFOA
Construction on water lines will begin in 2017
State officials will present the terms of the settlement agreement in detail at two community meetings in Bennington this week
The Agency of Natural Resources announced today that Andrew Mitchell is to pay $9,937 for operating properties in both West Burke and Lyndonville as salvage yards without first obtaining state and local permits.
The Agency of Natural Resources announced today that Blakeman’s Towing and Recovery, an automotive towing and recovery business located in Tunbridge, was fined $25,000 for operating in violation of state salvage yard and land use laws, and hazardous waste management regulations.
The Agency of Natural Resources announced today that Suzanne Reider of Goshen was fined $9,750 for making alterations to Stewart Pond Dam before obtaining necessary authorization from the State.
The Clean Water Fund Board is pleased to announce a 30-day public comment period to gather input on Vermont’s clean water funding priorities for the next state fiscal year. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others in making needed investments in priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands. Your participation in the Clean Water Fund budget process will help the State better understand public priorities for funding clean water improvements. There are many opportunities to participate!
MONTPELIER – The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the High Meadows Fund today announced awards from two grant programs, totaling nearly $100,000, to help residents compost in their backyards and drop off food scraps at town transfer stations. Food scraps make up nearly one-third, by weight, of what Vermonters throw away. Diverting food scraps from trash will reduce the state’s dependence on landfilling and make better use of this nutrient-rich material.
The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources today filed a new rule for aboveground storage tanks that will require inspectors to affix red tags on heating oil tanks that are at imminent risk of a fuel spill. Fuel distributors are not allowed to deliver fuel to a red-tagged tank until the tank has been repaired or replaced. Homeowners will have until July 31, 2020 to schedule their first inspection and after the first inspection must have their tanks inspected once every three years.
MONTPELIER — Vermont’s regional planning commissions and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are pleased to invite municipalities to sign up for a new Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project. DEC’s Clean Water Initiative Program is offering approximately $2.1 million to support this pilot project. The funding will help Vermont achieve its water quality goals by aiding municipalities in implementing best management practices on municipal roads.
Doubling-Down on Vermont’s Environment
Thoughts from Julie Moore, Secretary, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
President Trump’s call to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, slash federal funding for clean air and water, and reduce protections for threatened and endangered species have made national headlines, and created grim reading for those who care about protecting the health of our people and our environment.